The Terry J. Lundgren Center Student Advisory Board seeks to facilitate relationships between the Center’s Corporate Advisory Board and UA’s retailing and consumer sciences students. Ambassadors coordinate student programs and support the Center’s common values and share in its vision to promote and develop the industry’s future retail leaders. Ambassadors are selected to serve on the Student Advisory Board through a selection process at the end of each semester.
Hi, my name is Morgan Wallen and I am a senior studying Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. I am extremely honored to begin my third semester as Chair of the board and looking forward to leading another group of motivated, and passionate retail students. I have been able to explore this program in my years here as I am also a member of the NRFSA on campus. I am passionate about getting involved in the retailing program and have found the endless benefits that it has to offer. That is the main reason why I wanted to become an ambassador for the program.
Hello, my name is Jaye Widby. I am currently a senior majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences and will be graduating in December 2019. This is my third semester on the board and I currently serve as the Vice-Chair. I enjoy engaging with our retail students and corporate partner by hosting a variety of professional events. This past summer, I interned with Macy's as a digital merchandiser, and I learned a tremendous amount about working in a corporate environment as well as gaining new technical skills and developing my leadership skills.
Hi, my name is Cameron Kay. I am a senior majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences and minoring in Business Administration. This will be my second year serving on the Student Advisory Board and I am extremely honored to work with the Terry J. Lundgren Center. Through the board, I am a part of the fundraising committee so I am eager to help organize more events to raise money for student scholarships. I am also looking forward to working with the centers corporate partners again and learning more about the retail industry.
My name is Brett Sanuik, and I am a junior at the University of Arizona. I am majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences and minoring in Fashion and Spanish. My goal for SAB is to always provide the best resources and events possible for the students in the retailing program as well as inform and promote my corporate partners, Louis Vuitton and Boston Retail Partners. My ultimate career goal is to be a creative director for a fashion brand.
My name is Marianne Acuna and I am a junior this year studying Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. This is my first semester on the Student Advisory Board and I'm looking forward to being a part of the effort to expand our major and spread the word about the awesome opportunities we have to offer. This upcoming summer I plan to intern at Ross in New York City as an assistant buyer. I am so excited to see all the great things SAB will accomplish this year!
My name is Marlene Bond and I am currently an undergraduate senior majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences as well as minoring in German Studies at the University of Arizona. I have demonstrated my strong independence, creativity, ambition, and responsible attitude through a variety of leadership roles and experiences on and off campus. This summer I interned for PetSmart in Phoenix, Arizona as a Buyer. Being a member on this board I hope to put my creativity to use in planning and executing some amazing professional development workshops this upcoming year.
Hi my name is Brenna Doyle and I am currently a junior studying Retailing & Consumer Sciences with minors in Fashion, Spanish, and Business Administration. This my third semester on the Student Advisory Board and am hoping to continue to be a great resource for not only my peers, but also for the board itself. I have been given so many great opportunities from the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing and wish to help others also get involved so that they can experience all that there is to offer.
My name is Bianca Leticia Perez and I am currently a Junior studying Retailing and Consumer Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. My expected graduation date will be in May 2021. I am a new addition on the Student Advisory Board this year, but with that I am looking to add a fresh perspective in seeing what us ambassadors can do for the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing, the Retailing and Consumer Sciences students, and for our corporate partners.
Hi, my name is Sandy Trieu. I am currently a senior majoring in Retailing and Consumer Sciences and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. I have been on the Student Advisory Board for three semesters and I have enjoyed working as a liaison between students and the TJLC corporate partners. This semester I look forward to putting together professional development workshops to help students develop their skills. Overall, I hope to encourage students to become more involved within the industry through fun innovative ways.